Funding hopes to help catch newborn hearing loss quicker
Dr. Letitia White, head of the department of communication sciences and disorders, and Kristine Grbac-Schomaker, director of newborn hearing screening project, received a grant of $16,125 for their project entitled “Universal Newborn Hearing Screening: Reducing Loss to Follow-Up.”
White and Grbac-Schomaker will use this grant money to implement new screening tests that could help reduce newborn hearing loss and prevent any more permanent damage that may have already occurred.
For more information, contact White at (417) 836-4710.
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